World Cup-bound Japanese Takumi Minamino had an assist as Monaco won 2-0 away to Toulouse in the French Ligue 1 on Sunday.
The 27-year-old attacker started his second straight league game for the first time since moving to France and his deft left-footed cross from the byline was headed home by a wide-open Breel Embolo at the far post for a 2-0 lead on the hour mark.
Finally finding his feet following his summer move from Liverpool, Minamino tested the goal three times in the opening 11 minutes of the match, including a looping left-footed effort that went narrowly wide.
He also played a part in Monaco's 46th-minute opener, winning possession high up the pitch before Aleksandr Golovin found the top far corner from the edge of the box at Stade Auguste-Delaune.
Minamino will wear the No. 10 shirt for Japan as they face Germany, Costa Rica and Spain in Group E at the World Cup in Qatar.
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